Downtown Needles, CA: Run For The Wall 2016.
The community will be giving thanks, showing respect, and welcoming hundreds of motorcycle riders participating in the Run For The Wall 2016 as they make a stop for a private luncheon in the park event being held at around 1:30pm PT on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at Santa Fe Park located on the 900 block of Front Street, between F Street and G Street, in Downtown Needles, California.
Hundreds of motorcycle riders, including veterans of recent wars and those currently on active duty, will be uniting together in a cross country ride from west to east into Washington, District of Columbia.
The Run For The Wall recognizes the sacrifices and contributions made by all veterans who have served our nation.
The organization promotes healing among all veterans and their families and friends, to call for an accounting of all Prisoners of War and those Missing in Action (P.O.W./M.I.A.), to honor the memory of those Killed in Action (K.I.A.) from all wars, and to support our military personnel all over the world.
All businesses along Needles Highway, West Broadway, and East Broadway in Needles, California is encourage to place United States of America flags in front of their businesses on that day to show your support for all veterans and for participating in the Run For The Wall 2016.
The public is encourage to bring American flags and gather along Needles Highway, West Broadway, and East Broadway in Needles, California as well as on overpasses along Interstate 40 to welcome all the motorcycle riders at least 2 hours before the private luncheon in the park event.
ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez was at the Run For The Wall 2015 as the community welcomed and showed their respect to all of the motorcycle riders.
As always, motorists are advise that streets around Santa Fe Park will be closed due to the private luncheon in the park event, including Front Street from F Street to H Street, F Street from Front Street to West Broadway, and G Street from Front Street to West Broadway in Downtown Needles, California.
Also, there will be areas of traffic control for the Motorcycles riders, including at major intersections in Needles, California and as motorcycle riders enter onto eastbound Interstate 40 from East Broadway in Needles, California.
The public is asked to plan ahead and be both respectful and drive safely as the motorcycles riders participating in the Run For The Wall 2016 driving leave from the Needles, California area, cross over the Colorado River, and enter into Mohave County, Arizona.
The Needles Chamber of Commerce is requesting the public help in donating to the private luncheon in the park event for the Run For The Wall 2016.
In the pass, the Needles Chamber of Commerce and many resident and business volunteers feed hundreds of motorcycles riders each year providing a prepared lunch, dessert, cold water, fresh fruit, and a packet of small sized sun screen, lip balm, and travel treats.
If you would like to help in the private luncheon in the park event for the Run For The Wall 2016, please contact the Needles Chamber of Commerce at: 1 (760) 326-2050.
** More information regarding the Run For The Wall 2016 or the organization is at the following Run For The Wall website address: **
May we all give thanks and show our respect to all of the man and woman who serviced and given their lives in our military.
Please come out and give your respect, thanks, and welcomes to all of the motorcycles riders participating in the Run For The Wall 2016.
**** Times of arrival is subject to change depending on traffic and weather conditions. ****
** Picture above of the Run For The Wall 2015 in May 2015 by ZachNews. **